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Synonyms for puffpʌf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puff, puff of air, whiff(noun)

    a short light gust of air

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman, puff

    Antonyms:
    plain

  2. puff(noun)

    a light inflated pastry or puff shell

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  3. puff(noun)

    exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes)

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman

    Antonyms:
    plain

  4. quilt, comforter, comfort, puff(noun)

    bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

    Synonyms:
    whiff, hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, teething ring, comfort, consolation, ease, allayer, sympathiser, baby's dummy, quilt, pacifier, pull, blow, solace, puff, pouffe, comfortableness, sympathizer, ottoman, puff of air, reliever

    Antonyms:
    plain

  5. powderpuff, puff(noun)

    a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin

    Synonyms:
    whiff, pull, pouffe, quilt, puff of air, drag, comfort, blow, comforter, hassock, powderpuff, ottoman, puff

    Antonyms:
    plain

  6. ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock(noun)

    thick cushion used as a seat

    Synonyms:
    hassock, powderpuff, ottoman, drag, comfort, footstool, quilt, pull, blow, puff, tuffet, pouffe, whiff, comforter, puff of air, footrest

    Antonyms:
    plain

  7. puff, drag, pull(noun)

    a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

    "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"

    Synonyms:
    hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, pulling, clout, comfort, wrench, twist, quilt, pull, puff, retarding force, pouffe, blow, whiff, ottoman, puff of air

    Antonyms:
    plain

  8. blow, puff(adj)

    forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth

    "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff"

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, reversal, hassock, drag, bump, setback, comforter, powderpuff, snow, coke, shock, comfort, black eye, reverse, puff of air, quilt, pull, blow, puff, pouffe, gust, whiff, ottoman, blast

    Antonyms:
    plain

  9. puff, puffed(verb)

    gathered for protruding fullness

    "puff sleeves"

    Synonyms:
    puff, puffed

    Antonyms:
    plain

  10. puff, whiff(verb)

    smoke and exhale strongly

    "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, sniff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, puff

    Antonyms:
    plain

  11. puff, drag, draw(verb)

    suck in or take (air)

    "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"

    Synonyms:
    tie, get, puff out, suck up, puff up, attract, get behind, thread, quarter, imbibe, scuff, hale, chuff, guide, whiff, describe, drag, sweep up, suck, pull in, draw in, delineate, draw and quarter, make, soak up, cast, tangle, hang back, get out, take out, trail, cart, pull back, sop up, puff, sweep, reap, heave, pass, huff, gasp, depict, blow up, take in, string, drag on, dredge, drop back, withdraw, drag in, pull out, draw, pant, disembowel, line, run, force, trace, absorb, drop behind, draw off, pull, embroil, haul, take up, drag out, eviscerate

    Antonyms:
    plain

  12. pant, puff, gasp, heave(verb)

    breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"

    Synonyms:
    chuff, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, huff, draw, pant, blow up, warp, heft up, puff, puff out, heft, billow, retch, whiff, puff up, drag, heave up, surge

    Antonyms:
    plain

  13. puff(verb)

    make proud or conceited

    "The sudden fame puffed her ego"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  14. puff, puff up(verb)

    praise extravagantly

    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, swell, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, puff

    Antonyms:
    plain

  15. puff(verb)

    speak in a blustering or scornful manner

    "A puffing kind of man"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw

    Antonyms:
    plain

  16. puff, puff up, blow up, puff out(verb)

    to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

    "puffed out chests"

    Synonyms:
    embellish, draw, heave, puff out, puff up, chuff, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, whiff, drag, detonate, puff, hit the roof, explode, huff, combust, flip one's lid, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, go ballistic, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, gasp, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, inflate, throw a fit, pant, aggrandize, dramatize, blow one's stack, swell

    Antonyms:
    plain

  17. puff, huff, chuff(verb)

    blow hard and loudly

    "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain"

    Synonyms:
    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, puff up, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, snort, puff

    Antonyms:
    plain

Wiktionary

  1. puff(noun)

    Synonyms:
    pastry

  2. puff(noun)

    To pant.

    Synonyms:
    wind

  3. puff(noun)

    An act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe.

    Synonyms:
    drag

  4. puff(noun)

    The drug cannabis.

    Synonyms:
    ganja, blow, dope, pot, Appendix:Cannabis slang, weed

  5. puff(noun)

    a homosexual; a poof

    Synonyms:
    poof

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. puff(n.)

    Synonyms:
    whiff, sudden gust

  2. puff(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow in puffs

  3. puff(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pant, breathe hard

  4. puff(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    blow

  5. puff(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    praise (extravagantly)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

whiff, breath, drag, burst, plume, cloud, splash

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. puff

    Synonyms:
    Vox populi Poof, poofter


Translations for puff

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • paffen, puffen, verpuffenGerman
  • μπάφος, ρουφηξιά, φυσηξιά, αγκομαχάω, τζούρα, φύσημαGreek
  • pufi, pufoEsperanto
  • bocanada, caladaSpanish
  • پف, فوت, پکPersian
  • tupruta, henki, puffata, pilvi, puhallus, savut, vire, hasa, pusu, tuprahdus, haiku, tupruttaa, puhahdusFinnish
  • boufféeFrench
  • pöfékelHungarian
  • uscire a sbuffi, fiato, spinello, incensare, refolo, bignè, soffio, boccata, pasta sfoglia, decantare, sbuffo, respiro, bomboloneItalian
  • پف, پف کردنKurdish
  • anhēlōLatin
  • puhipuhiMāori
  • затяжкаRussian

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